Episode 69: The Journey to Retirement with Fritz Gilbert
In Episode 69 of the Wealth On Any Income Podcast, Rennie is joined by Fritz Gilbert. Fritz retired in 2018 at the age of 55 after a 33-year career in Corporate America. For the past 6 years he has been writing about his preparation for – and transition into – retirement on The Retirement Manifesto, the award-winning blog he began 3 years prior to his own retirement.
In addition to the blog, Fritz published his first book in 2020, Keys to a Successful Retirement, which captures the key things he learned from his personal journey into retirement.
In this episode Rennie and Fritz cover:
- Reframing the word retire to re-tire
- How Fritz and his wife, Jackie’s charity Freedom for Fido began and what work they do.
- What is ‘One More Year Syndrome’ and how it can benefit you in retirement.
- The 90-10 Rules of Retirement.
- Fritz’s Blog – The Retirement Manifesto
- What it’s like to be in re-tirement – Fritz’s biggest learning.
You can visit Fritz’s blog – the Retirement Manifesto at https://www.theretirementmanifesto.com/
More About Fritz
Fritz and his wife live in a cabin in the Southern Appalachian mountains in North Georgia, where they’re active running Freedom For Fido (www.freedomforfido.com), the 501c3 non-profit charity founded by his wife, Jackie. Freedom for Fido is a 501c3 which builds free dog fences for low-income recipients with dogs who spend their lives on a chain. To date, they’ve completed 45 fences and helped more than 100 dogs enjoy a better life.
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